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American visions : the epic history of art in America

Author: Robert Hughes
Publisher: London : Harville Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Hughes surveys the history of American art and arhitecture - O my America, my new founde land - Republic of virtue - Wilderness and the West - American Renaissance - Gritty cities - Early modernism - Streamlines and breadlines - Empire of signs - Age of anxiety.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes
ISBN: 186046372X 9781860463723
OCLC Number: 37750385
Description: ix, 635 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: O my America, my new founde land --
The republic of virtue --
The wilderness and the west --
American renaissance --
The gritty cities --
Early modernism --
Streamlines and breadlines --
The empire of signs --
The age of anxiety.
Responsibility: by Robert Hughes.

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This exploration of America through its history of art is a companion volume to the eight-part BBC-Television series. The book begins where American art itself began: five centuries ago, with the  Read more...

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